Archived articles


Health Policy Forum
Parikh calls for scientists to connect with public, policymakers
Published Aug 1, 2023
CEO of AAAS says better science communication is key to dismantling distrust among some legislators and the general public in the ninth installment of JHU's Health Policy Forum series
Congressional briefing
Experts urge inclusion for people with disabilities
Published July 25, 2023
JHU Congressional Briefing panelists explain how policymakers can improve support and drive progress in research and care
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OTC birth control pill approved by FDA
Published July 13, 2023
The ruling has the potential to reduce barriers and increase equity in access to contraception—if it is affordable, says Johns Hopkins expert Carolyn Sufrin
The science and safety of marijuana
Published July 10, 2023
Experimental psychologist Ryan Vandrey discusses the science and safety of recreational cannabis on the heels of legalization in Maryland
Consumers pushed to tipping point
Published July 10, 2023
Technology and economic factors are fueling a noticeable rise in tip requests, at self-checkout kiosks and beyond
'Health care'—not 'sick care'
Published June 23, 2023
A passion for policy emerged during emergency room stints in medical school and later during her residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Mental health and democratic agency
Published June 22, 2023
Experts from Johns Hopkins led explorations of the relationship between mental well-being and democracy at a symposium in Athens
Law and disorder
Published Summer 2023
A new book about the Baltimore Gun Trace Task Force comes from a unique perspective: Its author, Leo Wise, A&S '99, SAIS '00 (MA), was a federal prosecutor who helped take them down / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A year without Roe
Published June 21, 2023
Hopkins experts examine the abortion rights landscape a year after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade
Juneteenth festivities planned at Johns Hopkins
Published June 15, 2023
Black Faculty and Staff Association honors new inductees into the Indispensable Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins; Juneteenth officially observed with the university's closing on Monday, June 19